Keith Noyahr was released by his abductors after Mahinda was conducted.

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CID questions Mahinda over assault on Keith Noyahr

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) questioned former President Mahinda Rajapaksa today over the assault on journalist Keith Noyahr. Rajapaksa was questioned at his Colombo residence in Wijerama.

 The CID informed Rajapaksa that they were told Keith Noyahr was released by his abductors after current Speaker Karu Jayasuriya and the then Editor of The Nation newspaper Lalith Alahakoon had telephoned Rajapaksa following the abduction.
 The former President told reporters outside his home today that he could not recall receiving a telephone call from Jayasuriya at the time. However he asked what was wrong in Noyahr being released by his abductors. The former President said that he sees the latest development as political revenge being taken on him……….. READ ALL

Tracing the abduction of Keith Noyahr – Daily Mirror – Sri Lanka Latest …

www.dailymirror.lk/article/Tracing-the-abduction-of-Keith-Noyahr-124755.html

2 Mar 2017 – Tracing the abduction of Keith Noyahr, An abduction that was buried and allowed to be forgotten over time resurfaced with the arrest of five …

Keith Noyahr Abduction And Assault: Gota Goes Numb – Colombo …

https://www.colombotelegraph.com/…/keith-noyahr-abduction-and-assault-gota-goes-…

7 Jun 2017 – The Keith Noyahr abduction investigation finally took a decisive turn when ….. I think Keith Noyahar should be asked to come to Sri lanka where …

Government safe house used to attack Keith Noyahr – Sri Lanka Latest …

https://www.newsfirst.lk/2018/…/government-safe-house-used-to-attack-keith-noyahr/

11 Jul 2018 – Colombo (News 1st) – The Criminal Investigations Department informed the Mount Lavinia Magistrates Court on Tuesday (July 10) that …

Cable: 08COLOMBO528_a – WikiLeaks

https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/08COLOMBO528.html

SRI LANKA: DEFENSE MINISTRY MOBILIZES AGAINST MEDIA CRITICS … in a rally to protest the abduction and beating of defense journalist Keith Noyahr.

Sri Lanka arrests soldiers over journalist’s abduction during war …

www.reuters.com/article/us-sri-lanka-rights-idUSKBN15X0LS

18 Feb 2017 – Sri Lankan journalists hold posters of Keith Noyahr, an editor and defence columnist, as they shout slogans against the government during a …

Ex-Sri Lankan Military Intelligence Chief Held Over Scribe’s Abduction …

https://www.news18.com/…/ex-sri-lankan-military-intelligence-chief-held-over-scribes…

6 Apr 2018 – Major General (retired) Amal Karunasekera was arrested on Thursday for the abduction ofKeith Noyahr, the then deputy editor of The Nation, …

CID questions Gota : Over Keith Noyahr abduction – Lankainformation.lk

https://lankainformation.lk/…/15728-cid-questions-gota-over-keith-noyahr-abduction

3 Jun 2017 – Noyahr wrote critical analyses of Sri Lanka’s security situation in his column “Military Matters” under the the pseudonym “Senpathi then.

BBCSinhala.com | Sandeshaya | Gotabhaya ‘threatened’ media leaders

https://www.bbc.com/sinhala/news/story/2008/05/080528_gotabhaya_.shtml

28 May 2008 – Media watchdogs in Sri Lanka accuse powerful Defence Secretary of … against abducting and assaulting senior journalist, Keith Noyahr.